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Image of the day 10/19/2014

    M31 (HaLRGB), 



    
        

            Craig Prost
    M31 (HaLRGB)
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    M31 (HaLRGB)

    Technical card

    Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ-85EDX  ·  Takahashi CCA-250

    Imaging cameras: Apogee Aspen 16M  ·  QHY22  ·  Starlight Express Trius H694

    Mounts: Astro-Physics Mach 1 GTO  ·  Astro-Physics AP 1100 GTO

    Focal reducers: Takahashi 645 Reducer QE 0.72X  ·  Takahashi QE .73x

    Software: PixInsight  ·  Photoshop  ·  MaximDL 5

    Filters: Astrodon True Balance LRGB E-Series Gen2 LRGB Astrodon


    Dates:Sept. 26, 2013Sept. 26, 2014Oct. 11, 2014

    Frames:
    Ha 3nm: 64x900"
    Astrodon True Balance LRGB E-Series Gen2 LRGB Astrodon: 144x300"

    Integration: 28.0 hours

    Avg. Moon age: 13.90 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 49.81%


    Basic astrometry details

    Astrometry.net job: 386200

    RA center: 0h 42' 36"

    DEC center: +41° 15' 14"

    Orientation: -93.282 degrees

    Field radius: 1.270 degrees


    Resolution: 2472x2044

    Description

    I was able to add about 15 hours of Ha data to my previous image. I let the tandem FSQ-85s hammer away all night and then combined the two Ha images into the red channel of my previous effort.

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